Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ITIL Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 139 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 41 30 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.00% 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 2.84% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 30
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £316 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.34% -12.40% +3.14%
10th Percentile £379 £185 £270
90th Percentile £593 £457 £458
South East median daily rate £406 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.75 £23.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +34.29% -37.12%
10th Percentile £21.88 £21.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £25.63 £25.25 £28.20
South East median hourly rate £99.38 £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +148.44% +128.57% +16.67%

ITIL Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 873 1055 1280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.34% 24.96% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 519 626
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £242
90th Percentile £588 £575 £534
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 55 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.90 £45.81 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

ITIL Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ITIL Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Certification in Berkshire

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 11 £444 +77.50% 2
Maidenhead -5 4 £550 -
Bracknell +5 3 - - 2
Slough +5 2 £500 +14.61%
Newbury -4 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
ITIL Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ITIL Certification.

1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Management
3 10 (24.39%) ITSM
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
5 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (14.63%) Remedy
6 6 (14.63%) Service Design
7 5 (12.20%) IT Strategy
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (9.76%) Retail
8 4 (9.76%) CMDB
8 4 (9.76%) Replication
8 4 (9.76%) SLA
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
9 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3

ITIL Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) 802.11
2 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) NFC
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Service Manager
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Service Transition Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Transition Manager
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL Service Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Process Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Remedy Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Strategy Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Service Manager
6 3 (7.32%) OSS Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) CMDB
1 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Management
3 10 (24.39%) ITSM
4 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.63%) Service Design
7 5 (12.20%) IT Strategy
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Software Asset Management
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
10 1 (2.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
3 1 (2.44%) GxP
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) AirWatch
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.88%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) DocuSign
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.44%) VMware